Reliability Society Newsletter
Vol. 65, No. 3, October 2019
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Dear Reliability Society Members,
As this year draws to a close, your Reliability Society leadership team has been busy accomplishing many of its tasks. Our third ExCom and AdCom meetings were held earlier this month in Denver, Colorado, on the heels of the first snowstorm of the season for the Rocky Mountains. Fortunately, everyone’s travels proceeded smoothly, and we had great attendance to work through a packed agenda. Each of our vice-presidents (Membership, Technical Activities, Conferences and Publications), and some of their technical committee members, presented a status of their areas. In addition, I presented highlights from the IEEE Technical Advisory Board meetings that are particularly relevant to our Society. Overall, the status of our Society is as follows:
Fall is also the time during which we conduct our annual leadership elections. The results of our Administrative Committee Election Ballot have just been released, and I am delighted to congratulate our newly elected leaders, who are joining us for a three-year term (2020-2022): Loretta Arellano, Pierre Dersin, Lou Gullo, Yan-Fu Li, Nihal Sinnadurai, and Robert Stoddard. Welcome to all of you!
But more importantly, and as always, each and every one of you who is a Member of our Society, has a place in our volunteer pool. We are actively working to make our organization more impactful than ever in 2020. If you would like to discuss your situation and need help finding “your place”, please drop me a note at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will personally follow up with you.
I thank you for being a part of our family and wish you continued success in all your endeavors. Please remember that your feedback and ideas are always welcome.
From the Editor
The society is proceeding with a successful year. Read about the many activities completed, underway or planned for the year. See the announcements section and the homepage for upcoming conferences. This issue also contains other exciting news and chapter activities of interest. Note the new RMag EIC application and Chapter Awards input requests. Please enjoy reading about and participating in society and chapter activity.
Members and organizations have much knowledge and information to share. This sharing strengthens our disciplines, members and the society. Technical bulletins in our field of interest, committee announcements, Chapter activities, conference call for papers, etc. are needed for the newsletter. Inputs for future newsletter issues are due in the following months for input.
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